Bento Books was founded to bring contemporary Japanese fiction to new audiences with an emphasis on titles overlooked by traditional publishers. Japan is a cultural juggernaut, yet the vast majority of its novels and manga remain inaccessible to the English-speaking world. We believe that with an excellent translation, many of these hidden gems could thrive in the West.
Avatar Tuner, Vol. 1 is now on sale!
The Historical Novel Society reviewed Cage on the Sea, calling it "an awesome read ... Strong, realistic, patriotic historical fiction on so many levels! Highly recommended"!
The next book in the Math Girls Talk About... series, Math Girls Talk About Integers, will be published this fall!